Robert Townsend

  Legendary Film Producer Robert Townsend is participating in the 2016 Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion. He talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his latest project and what member of The Five Heartbeats cast is coming to Orlando in September! “I’m looking forward to it. We’re going to do The Five Heartbeats karaoke again. […]

American Black Film Festival founder Jeff Friday has declared October to be Black Movie Month. At the last ABFF, Robert Townsend and Keenen Ivory Wayans talked about the legacy of their 1987 classic, “Hollywood Shuffle.” Hollywood Shuffle inspired a generation of filmmakers both through its use of satire and message and also by its do […]

Okay so no Black movies really deserve Oscars this year, sorry Tyler, but many Black movies have been Blackballed and ignored by the Oscars for years. Here are ten classic Black films overlooked by the Oscars. RELATED: Top 9 must see Black films 10. The Harder They Come This Jamaican movie had one of the […]

This week on The Tom Joyner Morning Show, we heard from noted film/TV producer Robert Townsend who’s fresh off the third season premiere of his new web series “Diary of a Single Mom” airing on Pic.TV. Unfamiliar with the new project? The original series chronicles the lives and challenges of three single mothers and their […]